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Clowns are for squeezing, dolls for dusting

Phyllis Bell isn't clowning around when it comes to a passion for clowns. But not just any old clowns. We're talking a peculiar incarnation of joker who does double-duty in the kit ...

A disappointing 'Kingdom'

Johnny Carson once said, "If you buy the premise ... you buy the bit." That holds true for comedy, drama and even action thrillers. When a movie premise is done well, with absolut ...

Traffic rerouted after Foothills Boulevard crash

A major Roseville arterial road was closed and an unknown number of customers remained without power Sunday afternoon after an early morning single-vehicle crash resulted in a down ...

'Maverick' next canine deputy

Gabby Hamburg might be just 8 years old, but she's already left her mark on the Placer County Sheriff's Department - at least among its four-legged members. The fourth-grader's nam ...

Blair to serve as interim Roseville police chief

Roseville Police Capt. Mike Blair has taken over as the department's top cop while city officials continue their search to replace former Chief Joel Neves, whose last day was Thurs ...

St. Clare names new pastor

St. Clare parish in Roseville is welcoming Fr. Liam mac Carthy as its new pastor. Described by staff members as a "young and vigorous 66-year-old priest," Fr. mac Carthy was educat ...

PCTPA proposing half cent-sales tax increase

Traffic is the No. 1 concern in Placer County, at least that's what voters have repeatedly shown in polls and surveys during recent years. The Placer County Transportation Planning ...

Unexploded hand grenade found in city

A landscaper working in Rocklin discovered an unexploded hand grenade in an open field last week. Shortly after 1 p.m. last Thursday, Rocklin Police Department officers responded ...

A lovely day for clay

What's better than having a delicious brunch followed by wandering leisurely through works of art? How about having it all right in your own neighborhood? Quarry Ponds is partnerin ...

Art of having fun

Not an artist; not a problem is our motto," said Terre Southwick the owner of the Color Me Mine studio located off Fairway drive in Roseville. This paint-your-own ceramics studio i ...